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18:58
18:58

Gen. Ali Apologises on Govt Failure to Procure Cancer Machine 2 2

General Moses Ali, the first deputy prime minister was today forced to apologise to mourners during the burial of Bishop Frederick Drandua on government failure to procure a cancer machine.
18:39
18:39

UNBS Seeks Independent Court To Handle Counterfeit Cases 3

David Livingstone Ebiru, Deputy Executive Director UNBS told MPs on the Trade and Tourism committee today that the bureau faces challenges in prosecution of cases of suspects implicated in importing and selling counterfeit goods in the general courts.
18:38
18:38

Prison Warders Abandon Dead Inmate in Jinja Hospital drug stock-outs

Medical forms seen by URN indicate that the prisoner known as Byamugisha Ronald, from Mubende district was taken to Jinja hospital by Kirinya prison warders for treatment after suffering from pelvic ulcers and malaria.
18:26
18:26

Traffic To West Nile Diverted road accidents 2

Washington Labeja, the West Nile regional traffic Police officer says traffic to and from West Nile has been diverted via Olwiyo Anaka, Gulu Town to Karuma through Kamdini. This follows an accident last night involving two fuel tankers which blocked the main Karuma-Pakwach highway.
18:19
18:19

43 Schools Participate in Annual National Music Event 1

A total of 43 schools across Uganda are participating in the week long National Primary Schools Music, Dance and Poetry competition at the National Theatre in Kampala.
18:12
18:12

Gulu Demolishes Illegal Market Structures 1 1

The authorities say the market was operating without authorization from the council yet it promotes sell of illegal substances like marijuana and runs structures that are below minimum health standards.
18:09
18:09

MP In the Dock Over 1.7 Billion Shillings 4

Patrick Isiagi, Kachumbala County MP, was today grilled by fellow legislators after it emerged that during his tenure at Mulago National Referral Hospital as commissioner of accounts, he diverted about 1.7 billion shillings meant for medical expenses for hospital equipment, to cater for night allowances and construction of staff houses.
18:01
18:01

How Makerere Bakery Turned Into Police Quarters makerere university 3

Between 1992 and 2014, Ugandas oldest university made its own bread from its own bakery and distributed it to staff and students in different halls of residence. At its peak, the bakery produced 1,500 loaves of bread per day.
17:25
17:25

Uganda's Democratic Path Gradually Becoming Slippery - Report 1 1

The finding is carried in the Uganda Self-Assessment draft report, 2016, authored by the National planning Authority NPA as part of the African Peer Review Mechanism APRM, a mutually agreed instrument for self-monitoring adopted by member states of the African Union AU.
17:23
17:23

Cranes Coach Not Paid For Five Months 2017 afcon 1 Top story

The Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin Micho Sredojevic has not been paid wages for the last five months.
17:20
17:20

Former Gulu DHO Bounces Back 1

Simon Peter Oola, the Gulu District LC V vice chairperson, says Dr. Onek bounced back after the former acting District Health Officer Robert Ongom took up another appointment in the newly created Omoro district.
17:10
17:10

PICTORIAL: Makerere University Bakery Turned Into Police Quarters uganda police force

If you were in Makerere between 1992 and 2014 you must have eaten bread from the university-owned bakery. The university distributed its versity bread to staff and students in different halls of residence. Established in 1992, the bakery was by 2014 when it closed, producing 1,500 loaves of bread per day. It has since stopped operations and been turned into police quarters. We bring you the story...
16:49
16:49

Health Minister, MPs Disagree Over Pre-Intern Medical Exams 3

Dr. Sam Lyomoki, the Workers MP supported the pre-internship exams, saying the quality of medical workers has been compromised because of the mushrooming medical schools.
16:07
16:07

M23 Movement Faults DRC Gov't On Peace Deal rebels

Bertrand Bisimwa, the political leader of the M23 movement, says the President Joseph Kabila led government in Kinshasha has failed to work towards the implementation of their December 12th, 2013 Nairobi peace agreement.
15:33
15:33

Jinja Police Nets 45 in Possession of Marijuana drug abuse 1

Among the suspects is a 60-year-old woman, Gertrude Nabirye, who is said to have been supplying opium to youth in Namulesa village in Mafubira Sub County.
15:30
15:30

Protesters Burn LC V Chairperson's Office mitooma

Henry Mugarura, the Mitooma District Police Commander, says the protesters stormed the offices at around 9:30am hunting for the chairperson but he was away in Kampala for a meeting.
15:10
15:10

Taxi Operators Deploy Vigilantes to Fight Road Carnage traffic guidelines 4 2

The first group of vigilantes is stationed at Kigoogwa village, about 30 kilometers along the Kampala-Gulu highway. Part of their mandate involves impounding taxis that are not licensed to operate on the route.
15:02
15:02

Gulu Probes Sale of Hepatitis B Vaccines 4

The auditors have been in the field for the last one week and are expected to visit all private but not-for-profit facilities that received the vaccines. It is alleged they sold the drugs to clients between 30,000 and 75,000 Uganda shillings.
14:49
14:49

8 Die In Gateway Bus Accident 1 Top story

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, says the buses collided as the drivers tried to dodge a pothole.
14:33
14:33

Tooro Prince Mugenyi Dead tooro kingdom 1

Jimmy Mugenyi was one of the regents of King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV after he had just been crowned King at the age of three years.
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